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Ziva PostecVariations on a theme: To Be An Israeli Woman - Regina (part 1 of 6) [Variatzyot al noseh: Liiyot Israelite] (Israel 2004) (2004)

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Presented at Globians Film Festival 2005: A saga about Israeli society from five feminine point of view. The film examines the meaning of identity in a land of immigrants like Israel -- in the search for roots, the tension between tradition and modernity, between past and present, between Israeli identity and Jewish identity, as well as in the difficulties faced by other ethnic identities. In the mirror that the five women hold up to us, we will see images different from the ones we had before the beginning of the film. This is part 1 of 6 parts focusing on Regina coming to Israel from Ukraine where she was born.

This movie is part of the collection: Globians Film Festival

Director: Ziva Postec
Producer: Ziva Postec
Production Company: Lora Productions
Audio/Visual: sound, color
Language: Hebrew, with English subtitles
Keywords: Globians world and culture documentary archive; Globians Film Festival 2005; Globians; documentary; Israel; Jewish; Jewish identity; Jewish immigration from Russia; sociological; Israeli identity; Ukraine; identity; feminine point of view
Contact Information: This film work is under copyright. Copyright by Lora Productions/Ziva Postec. All rights reserved. The download of this movie for private use only is allowed, however not for any educational or academic purpose, public screenings and any other commercial use of this work. Schools, academies, universities and other media archives also need to license if they want to use this work for educational purposes or as part of their film collection or in their libraries. Schools, faculties and educational institutions especially: please do not use this work illegally! Please contact for licensing Ziva Postec at Lora Productions, 8 Raziel ST, Jaffa, 68120, Israel, Fax +972.368 16 989, email: zivap [at] -- "Globians" is a registered trade and service mark of Polzer Media Group GmbH Germany (

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Reviewer: Joachim Polzer - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - February 14, 2006
Subject: breathtaking view on everyday life in Israel
We were very proud to have been able to present this extensive documentary series by Ziva Postec at the 2005 Globians Film Festival. The more you watch and listen to the lifes of Regina from the Ukraine, Aziza and Lea born in Israel, Rebecca from Ethiopia and Naomi born in England the more you understand the complexities and difficulties of Israeli identities. I learned a lot about something that is sometimes hard to understand, especially once you are German (like me).

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